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    NJ official: Female health care worker who’d been in Africa isolated with fever

    NEW YORK (CNN) — One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital. The second health care worker, a woman who hasn’t been identified by name, did not have any Ebola symptoms upon arrival Friday at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey health department spokesman Donna Leusner said. Yet things […]

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    Shooting rampage leaves 2 California deputies dead, two wounded

    (CNN) — Two veteran California sheriff’s deputies were killed in a shooting rampage in two counties that began Friday morning when one deputy was shot in the forehead while confronting a suspicious vehicle, authorities said. The first officer was Sacramento County Deputy Danny Oliver, 47, who with his partner engaged the male and female suspects in a Motel 6 parking lot in Sacramento, said Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones. The suspects fired several rounds, and Oliver wasn’t able to return […]

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    Washington state school shooter: From homecoming prince to school killer

    (CNN) — One week ago, Jaylen Fryberg stood tall as part of his high school’s homecoming court, spurring his fellow students to cheer. On Friday, he brought them to tears. There’s a jarring disparity between the celebratory scene on the sidelines of Marysville-Pilchuck High School’s football field and the horrific, later one inside the Washington state school’s cafeteria. Fryberg was center of attention both times: first as one of his school’s most popular students, then as a student who eyewitnesses […]

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    Washington state school shooting: ‘Run, get out of here’

    (CNN) — Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state’s Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it — a loud bang. Then there was another. And another. And another. And another. What he saw was freshman Jaylen Fryberg go up to a table with students, “came up from behind … and fired about six bullets into the backs of them,” Luton told CNN. “They were his friends, so it wasn’t just random.” Some of […]

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    Remains identified as missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham

    UPDATE: 12/24/2014 – The Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office says the human remains discovered in Albemarle County belong to missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, 18, according to a statement Friday by the Albemarle County Police Department. The remains were found October 18. READ ORIGINAL REPORT BELOW CNN – Authorities looking for Hannah Graham — the University of Virginia student who went missing last month — found human remains Saturday in Albemarle County, Virginia, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said […]

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    ‘I caught a plane by accident': Survey reveals inventive sick day excuses

    (CNN) — Had a big night out? Don’t fancy leaving a cozy bed for the cold outdoors? Having a Ferris Bueller moment? We may not all admit it but surely everyone has done it: called in to work sick when we’re actually feeling fine. The challenge for playing hooky is always coming up with a credible excuse. But according to a survey for the online career site Careerbuilder.com, while honesty may be lacking, inventiveness is not. According to its survey, […]

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    Woman stabbed to death in front of children in dispute over parking space

    Los Angeles, CA (KTLA) — A South Los Angeles man and woman were charged with murder Tuesday in the stabbing death of a Whittier woman during a dispute over a parking space, authorities announced Thursday.The attack occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Friday at the Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet located at 13000 block of Alondra Boulevard.Officers responding to a report of a fight in the parking lot, found Elizabeth Yanez lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds to her […]

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    Dallas nurse declared free of Ebola virus, NY doctor positive for Ebola had no symptoms until Thursday

    UPDATE 10/24/2014 10:48 A.M. (CNN) – One of the Dallas nurses, Nina Pham, has been declared free of the Ebola virus, the National Institutes of Health said Friday. The NIH was to brief reporters says later Friday about her discharge from an NIH facility in Bethesda, Maryland. Meanwhile, A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has become the first diagnosed Ebola case in the city, authorities said. The doctor, identified as Craig Spencer, […]

  • A man charged at four New York police officers Thursday October 23, 2014, metal hatchet in hand, hitting one officer in the right arm and another in the head, the city's police commissioner said.

    Hatchet assault on New York police comes during fears of Islamist attacks

    UPDATED 10/24/2014 10:43 A.M. (CNN) – Based on everything authorities have seen so far, there is no indication that Zale Thompson, the man accused of wounding two New York police officers with a hatchet, was tied to any radical Islamist groups, a senior law enforcement official told CNN   Original story: (CNN) — A bloodied steel hatchet lay on a rainy Queens sidewalk on Thursday like an portentous question mark. Was the bearded man who used it to wound two […]

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    Man attacks New York police officers with a hatchet

    NEW YORK (CNN) — A man charged at four New York police officers with a metal hatchet Thursday, hitting two of them at a time of high alert for authorities concerned they might be targeted in the United States and Canada. The suspect was hiding behind a bus shelter as if he was waiting to attack the officers, according to a law enforcement official, who said it almost appeared as if he was stalking them. The officers were posing for […]

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    ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ CANCELED following disturbing report

    (CNN) — TLC has canceled “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” according to TMZ. On Thursday, reports claimed that the reality show’s newly separated matriarch, June “Mama June” Shannon, is now dating Mark Anthony McDaniel, a man who served 10 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated child molestation in 2004 and who is a registered sex offender. (McDaniel’s son defended his father to E! News, saying that the conviction was caused by a false accusation.) According to TMZ, which first reported […]